Stephen Strang, the CEO of the conservative Christian media outlet and publishing company Charisma News, declared in a press release Friday that Satan himself is behind the House impeachment inquiry and other “demonic attacks” on President Donald Trump, reports Right Wing Watch.
“The attacks are, in my opinion, from the pit of hell,” Strang wrote. “As a Christian, I believe that Satan is behind this.”
“He is trying to steal, kill and destroy,” he writes. “And Donald Trump has been raised up by God to stop our nation’s headlong plunge into total depravity. It’s God’s mercy to America since we deserve judgment.”
According to Strang, Christians shouldn’t be surprised by “all these demonic attacks against the president,” because Satan “hates it when righteousness and religious freedom are championed. No wonder he and his minions have focused their hatred at Donald Trump.”
“God raised up this man to lead our nation and I believe Donald Trump will win a second term to complete the work he started—because I believe God has spoken,” he continued.
“I believe God has a plan for America,” Strang declared. “And I believe He raised up Donald Trump to help accomplish that plan. I believe God spoke to prophets over the years, telling them that He would play ‘the trump card.’”
Right Wing Watch reports:
The press release hyped a new “Charisma News” poll finding that 90 percent of evangelicals—who it called “faith-based Americans” in a chart—believe the impeachment hearings are either a “witch hunt” or “a waste of time and money.” The two other options offered by the poll—that the impeachment hearings are about holding Trump accountable or are “a valid course of action” were chosen by about 5 percent of the respondents.
The press release offered no additional details about the survey, but plenty of commentary by Strang about the “deep state,” the “swamp,” Democrats and “Washington deal makers” who “will invent any story and false scandal to try to destroy Trump’s chance of reelection.” And he’s clear about who is behind it all: